Calendar

Oct
1
Thu
Thursday – 1 October – Modified Bathroom Showcase
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Products used, and designs completed in the last 12 months by Liz Ainsworth and others

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Oct
7
Wed
Wednesday – 7 October – Home modifications for people with dementia – NEW
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Issues experienced by people with dementia
  • Home modification practice considerations
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to enhance practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Oct
15
Thu
Thursday – 15 October – Colour and lighting
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Colour luminance and colour contrast
  • Lighting options
  • Typical barriers and design/product solutions
  • Clinical reasoning to problem solve specific case scenarios
  • Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Oct
22
Thu
Thursday – 22 October – Kitchens
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Practical information on products and designs to suit bathrooms for older people and people with disabilities
  • Information about resources to assist with problem solving a range of client scenarios

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Oct
29
Thu
Thursday – 29 October – Legislation, codes and standards
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Intent and relevance of legislation, codes, and access standards for domestic home modifications (minor and major modifications)
  • Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Nov
4
Wed
Wednesday – 4 November – Home modifications for children
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • What home modifications offer children and the role of the OT
  • Process for assessment of the child, their equipment, carer and tasks
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to assist practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Nov
12
Thu
Thursday – 12 November – Grabrail Prescription
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Factors influencing the selection of grabrails
  • The importance of tailoring grabrail selection and installation to suit individual’s requirements
  • The relevance and application of Access Standards to grabrail prescription in homes
  • Product options and their application, and resources for practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Nov
19
Thu
Thursday – 19 November – Complex Bathrooms
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Basic principles for planning bathroom layout
  • Legislation, code and standard issues impacting on planning
  • Technical considerations when modifying an ensuite and a bathroom with/without a toilet
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources for practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Nov
26
Thu
Thursday – 26 November – Home Modifications for People in the Bariatric Range
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • Occupational Therapy practice issues
  • The importance of measurement
  • Principles for selecting and evaluating products and designs
  • Typical barriers and solutions
  • Resources to enhance practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here

Dec
10
Thu
Thursday – 10 December – Manual handling issues of importance for planning home modification solutions
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Objectives – To provide information about:

  • why knowledge and skills in manual handling are important for home modification practice
  • examples of manual handling issues that may arise in the home for a range of people who present with access and mobility requirements
  • home modification solutions to address environmental barriers that may limit good manual handling practice and use
  • resources that can be used for future practice

Registration for Individuals – $50+GSTclick here
Registration for Groups – $200+GSTclick here